Specialized disaster search and rescue team upgrade in North Bay 'a real coup' BayToday.ca   Ontario will spend $2.5 million for municipal Urban Search and Rescue, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive,... Read more >
Work expected to begin next month on new fire hall The Expositor   Plans to construct a new fire station on Norman Street, the former home of Ecole Fairview, are moving ahead. Work at the site could begin late next month and, if all... Read more >
3 Albion Falls hikers face charges after firefighter injured during rescue last week CBC News   Three people are facing charges laid by the City of Hamilton for their part in an incident at Albion Falls last week that left one... Read more >
Barrie Fire keeps busy even when there are no flames to put out BarrieToday.com   On the scene of a training exercise happening today and continuing through Friday, Assistant Deputy Fire Chief Carrie Clark took some time to discuss the... Read more >
Fire closes Peanut Line railway bridge Seaway News   LANCASTER, Ontario – No bystanders were found in the area of the Peanut Line trail, east of 4th Line Rd. (County Rd. 23) when it was engulfed in fire on Monday, Aug. 5. When... Read more >
He’s a familiar face, meet Horton’s new Fire Chief RenfrewToday.ca   There’s a new chief in Horton. Allan Cole, and though it won’t come to council until September, he began his official role August 1. Cole says... Read more >
Suspicious house fire under investigation Simcoe Reformer   The provincial fire marshal’s office has been called in to help investigate a suspicious fire near Waterford. Officials were alerted to the house fire on Cockshutt Road... Read more >
Smoke, heat detectors needed in garages, York Region fire safety officers say YorkRegion.com   After the kitchen, what's the second most likely area of your home for a fire to start? In more and more communities around York Region... Read more >
Church completely destroyed in suspected arson CTV News   An arson investigation is underway following a church fire in Wellesley Township. Fire crews were called at 5:40 a.m. on Saturday to the Orthodox Mennonite Church on Moser Young... Read more >
Dryden hires new fire chief Dryden Now   The City of Dryden has a new fire chief. He's Rob Grimwood from Niagara-on-the-lake. A firefighter for 23 years, Grimwood has also served on the executive for the Ontario Association of Fire... Read more >